Empower your SME with BRIDGESMEs Tech-Savvy Call

Submitted by Sonia Piñeiro on 20 May 2024


We are excited to announce the launch of the BRIDGESMEs Tech-Savvy Open Call! This initiative aims to drive the digital and green transition of SMEs across Europe by promoting the principles of Industry 5.0: resilience, sustainability, and human-centricity.

We are seeking innovative SMEs and start-ups developing advanced hardware or software technologies within the five industrial ecosystems BRIDSMEs works in. Selected tech-savvy SMEs will receive a comprehensive support package, including:

– Investment Readiness Support: Personalized analysis and guidance to enhance your investment readiness across various dimensions such as leadership, product, market, and financial strategy.

– Business Support Services: Tailored services based on your investment readiness level, including business modeling, planning, route-to-market strategies, financial scouting, and IPR management. Participate in interactive webinars on innovation management, go-to-market strategy, and financial strategy.

– Access to Funding: Support in accessing a variety of financing sources, including equity, debt, hybrid instruments, and grants, tailored to your company’s investment readiness level.

– Mentoring Services: Access to experienced mentors providing tailored guidance and support to address specific needs and challenges.

– Networking and Collaboration Opportunities: Participate in hackathons and matchmaking events designed to foster collaborations between pilot and tech-savvy SMEs, creating partnerships for technology uptake and deployment.

To apply, please complete the application form and submit your Pitch Deck through our website. Detailed Pitch Deck guidelines and the application form can be found on the Open Calls section.

Time is running! Apply before June 28th, 2024, 17:00 CET

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